Ben and Sam talk to Kevin Goldstein about his life after leaving Baseball Prospectus to work for the Houston Astros, what he`s working on, and what he`s learned about how baseball teams work. Also, what he`s drinking.
As the Houston Astros continue to search for their
designated hitter for next season, free agent slugger Lance Berkman remains the
team’s top target, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.
Lance Berkman remains at top of #astros DH search. Cost still an issue in bringing Big Puma back to Houston.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) December 12, 2012
Crasnick adds that cost...
Dave Raymond won’t be returning to the Houston Astros radio booth next season. Along with broadcast partner Brett Dolan, he was informed that his contract will not be renewed. [Milo Hamilton, who shared air time with the two, is retiring.] There is irony involved in the decision.
A member of the Astros radio team from 2006-2012, the 40-year-old Raymond was seemingly a perfect fit...